SBNM to host local naturalization ceremony
(Gering, NE) Scotts Bluff National Monument will be the site of
swearing in of new U.S. Citizens.
Scotts Bluff National Monument is a proud host of a NaturalizationCeremony, to be held in its Monument Amphitheater on Wednesday May 30th2012 at 2:00 PM.
"This is the first time a Naturalization Ceremony has been held atour location", says Park Ranger AJ Legault. "Most Citizenship Candidates have to travel to Omaha for the ceremony. Having this event at ScottsBluff National Monument is a great way to lessen the travel distance forapplicants, and a better opportunity for friends and family members to attend the celebration. We are hopeful to make this an annual event", saysLegault
Caroline Pratt, Director of Omaha U.S. Citizenship Immigration
Service will be on site to administer the oath, and present certificates. Local residents will also be involved with the program including Boy ScoutTroop 17 from Gering presenting the colors and the national anthem will besung by choir members from Western Nebraska Community College.
The public is welcome to come and witness this historic event, as
some of our area residents become American Citizens.
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